Rep. Augustus “Gus” Hawkins

Former Representative from California's 29th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1975-1990 Representative,
California's 29th District
1963-1974 Representative,
California's 21st District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Hawkins was a far-left Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Hawkins’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Hawkins’s bills had a total of 1,339 cosponsors in the 101st Congress.

Use this chart to compare Hawkins to other members of the House of Representatives in the 101st Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Some of Hawkins’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1963 to Oct 1990, Hawkins missed 1,982 of 11,447 roll call votes, which is 17.3%. This is worse than the median of 4.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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